A Chair for My Mother (25th Anniversary Edition)

People, Identity & Culture
Vera B. Williams
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Greenwillow Books
People, Identity & Culture

This story relates the efforts of three generations of African-American women who define a goal to help them recover from a disastrous fire. They have discovered that material positions can never define a family. However, one warm, cozy chair just may position the adversity squarely in the past and herald a more comfortable future.

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Lillian's Right to Vote

Jonah Winter

This book recalls America’s battle for civil rights in an account of one woman’s fierce determination to make it up the hill and make her voice heard.

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